"RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS" CONTINUES TO SLAY WITH SEASON SEVEN BECOMING THE MOST-WATCHED ORIGINAL REALITY SERIES ON PARAMOUNT+
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" and "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars: Untucked" Renewed for New Seasons
August 18, 2022 - Paramount+ today announced that season seven of RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS is the service's most-watched original reality series to date in the U.S., with total streams up nearly 60% over the previous season. Additionally, it was ruvealed that RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS was renewed for an eighth season, with RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS: UNTUCKED renewed for a fifth season, both to premiere in 2023.
For the first time ever in the herstory of "RuPaul's Drag Race," the series featured a cast of all former winners returning to compete for the title "Queen of All Queens" and a cash prize of $200,000. Jinkx Monsoon was crowned the winner after battling it out in the LaLaPaRUza lip-sync smackdown against runner-up Monét X Change. The ALL STARS season seven queens included Jaida Essence Hall (season 12), Jinkx Monsoon (season five), Monét X Change (season 10, All Stars 4), Raja (season three), Shea Couleé (season nine, All Stars 5), Trinity the Tuck (season nine, All Stars 4), Yvie Oddly (season 11), and The Vivienne (U.K. season one).
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About World of Wonder
World of Wonder (WOW) has reshaped international pop culture, earning 24 Emmys, inspiring Oscar-winning performances, creating global network WOW Presents Plus across 190 territories and bringing drag culture to the world stage via RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE and DragCon.
WOW's pioneering television portfolio includes other smash-hit franchises like "Million Dollar Listing." Their film division, WOW Docs, produces groundbreaking documentaries including "Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures," "Party Monster" and "The Eyes of Tammy Faye." WOW also operates YouTube channel WOWPresents, music label World of Wonder Records, the WOW Podcast Network, and year-round international live events.
Co-founders Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato have been profiled in Variety's Reality TV Impact Report. Honors for their trailblazing work include the IDA Pioneer Award, Realscreen's Global 100 list, and the OUT 100. Most recently, World of Wonder was ranked #2 among film and TV powerhouses in Fast Company's World's 50 Most Innovative Companies.